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Dozens spend night at Red Cross shelters

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PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - The American Red Cross says several dozen people evacuated from their homes because of the Yarnell Hill Fire have spent the night at Red Cross shelters in Wickenburg and Prescott.

The Red Cross' Grand Canyon Chapter says 41 people spent Monday night at its shelter at Yavapai College in Prescott while five people spent the night at the Red Cross shelter at Wickenburg High School.

The Red Cross also has established a shelter at Kingman High School because of the Dean Peak Fire but no people have yet spent the night there.

Red Cross Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746

Arizona Red Cross:

Yarnell Fire Information Phone Number: 928-427-3347

Yavapai County Emergency Services: 928-777-7481

Yarnell Fire: Red Cross Shelter at Wickenburg High School
1090 S. Vulture Mine Rd.
Wickenburg, AZ 85390

Yarnell Fire: Red Cross Shelter at Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon St.
Prescott, AZ
(928) 717-8210

Yarnell Fire: Animal Disaster Services' Shelters
Small animals: Adjacent to Red Cross shelter at Yavapai College
Large animals: Hidden Springs Ranch - 18701 Hwy 89, Peeples Valley

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Fire Restriction Information

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